| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:42 AM
The four remaining Republican presidential candidates, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, and the five GOP Pa. Senate hopefuls, Sam Rohrer, Steve Welch, Tom Smith, Marc Scaringi and David Christian, filed the requisite number of...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:26 AM
The Democratic candidates in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District launched their television advertisements Wednesday and the two sides have already traded barbs over the messages.
Lackawanna County attorney Matt Cartwright’s ad buy...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:24 AM
The lone Republican running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 17th District is officially launching her campaign.
Laureen Cummings, a nurse and small business owner in Lackawanna County, will make stops throughout the district to introduce herself and...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:24 AM
The 43-year-old League of Conservation Voters, known for scoring lawmakers on their environmental records, announced Tuesday it has purchased $230,000 in ads to air in the 17th district against incumbent Democrat Tim Holden.
It is the only Democratic...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Once upon a time, Joe Sestak thumbed his nose at Democratic establishment and primaried party-pick Arlen Specter for theU.S. Senate. As the story goes, he beat Specter, but lost in the general election to Pat Toomey.
Now, the former U.S. congressman is...
| Nov 8, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva 220-215. The first full vote on the health-care reform that President Barack Obama is demanding from Congress by year's end arrived late last night in the House. "Let's keep making history,'' the president told supporters in a......
| Nov 6, 2002
Here are the results of elections around the nation Tuesday. Not all returns were available at press time.
Governor: Democratic Gov. Donald Siegelman won reelection over Republican Rep. Bob Riley.
Senate: Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions held...